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English Dictionary: herculean by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
herculean
adj
  1. displaying superhuman strength or power; "herculean exertions"
    Synonym(s): herculean, powerful
  2. extremely difficult; requiring the strength of a Hercules; "a herculean task"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Herculean \Her*cu"le*an\, a. [L. herculeus, fr. Hercules: cf. F.
      hercul[82]en. See {Hercules}.]
      1. Requiring the strength of Hercules; hence, very great,
            difficult, or dangerous; as, an Herculean task.
  
      2. Having extraordinary strength or size; as, Herculean
            limbs. [bd]Herculean Samson.[b8] --Milton.
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